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Entada abyssinica

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281535Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)80015005002000Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 13002050Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisonmammalsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsstems
medicinalsensory applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits
medicinalsensory applicationsseeds
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots